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Attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait part of ISIS call for Ramadan jihad

By Julia A. Seymour
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ISIS | Just days after ISIS extremists called for a month of jihad to coincide with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, bombers claiming to be affiliated with the…

UN report: Israel and Hamas guilty of human rights violations

By Katlyn Babyak
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United Nations | An independent United Nations commission of inquiry released its report Monday on human rights violations committed during last summer’s 50-day conflict in…

Southern Baptists plan religious liberty office in Middle East

By Onize Ohikere
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Persecution | Christians in some parts of the Middle East have three options: move elsewhere, become Muslim, or pay the expensive Christian tax known as jizya. As Nina…

Midday Roundup: U.S. highway funding critically low

By Katlyn Babyak, Evan Wilt & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Nearly broke. The U.S. Highway Trust Fund, which uses federal fuel taxes to maintain interstate highways and public transportation systems, is due to run out…

Bipartisan skeptics blast administration’s Middle East strategy

By Evan Wilt
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Foreign Policy | WASHINGTON—Lawmakers from both parties called out Secretary of Defense Ash Carter at the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday for not having a clear…

The young and the jobless in post-Arab Spring nations face tough odds

By Laura Edghill
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Middle East | Millions of young people in the Middle East and North Africa are competing for jobs that are increasingly scarce. In the aftermath of the Arab Spring,

Taliban Five free to return to terror after travel ban ends next week

By Thomas Miller
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Terrorism | Five Taliban leaders will be free to travel the world again next week after serving a one-year travel ban. American leaders fear the men will rejoin their old…

In extremity, opportunity

In extremity, opportunity

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Yes, there are ways to help defeat ISIS

Dire prediction

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | Syria’s army may be near defeat, and the aftermath may be as grim as war

More from Joshua Muravchik about Israel’s present danger

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | The May 16 issue of WORLD Magazine includes an interview with author and international analyst Joshua Muravchik about why much of the world turned from…

Joshua Muravchik: A nation without allies

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | How the world over the last five decades became an enemy of Israel

Pakistan in quandary over involvement in Yemen crisis

By Anna K. Poole
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Yemen | As Shiite rebels advance across Yemen, an air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia is preventing medical supplies from reaching victims of the conflict. As of…

 
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